Admission to Rise Academy

Rise Academy is the Hull City Council service for pupils who are permanently excluded from school in Key Stage 4. The Education and Inspections Act 2006 requires all Local Authorities to provide education from Day 6 of a permanent exclusion.


Admission to Rise Academy by application to Hull City Council admission team is not possible. There are four routes that pupils are admitted to the school.

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1) Permanent Exclusion

When a student is permanently excluded from school in Key Stage 3 & 4, Hull City Council admission team are notified by the excluding school. Hull City Council informs Rise Academy of the date of the exclusion and the contact details of the parent/carer. Students who reside in Hull but are permanently excluded from an East Riding school will be referred to Rise Academy.

2) Referral from Fair Access Panel

Rise Academy forms part of the partnership of schools that supports the admission of vulnerable students through the In Year Fair Access Panel in accordance with Hull City Council Fair Access protocol (

3) Referral from a school or academy

Any school can make a referral to Rise Academy regardless of the location of the school or academy. There is a charge made to schools and academies for such referrals. Please contact the Head of School for more information about charges.

4) SEN Consultation Process

As part of the SEN consultation process, Rise Academy will link with local authority SEN departments to assesses the education requirements of pupils with EHCP’s.